Music City comes to life in October, as the cool winds blow in and the fall begins in earnest. From food and beer festivals to spooky yet fun Halloween celebrations, there's an event for everyone in Nashville, TN this October.
Here are a few of the top October events in Nashville to consider:
Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival
Nashville is a city teeming with residents from all different backgrounds and all walks of life. The Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival aims to encourage intercultural connection and dialogue through food, music and performances. This year's event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on October 6 at Centennial Park. It is a free, family-friendly festival that has events geared toward all age groups. Young children will enjoy the hands-on children's activities, while teens can gather at the area of the festival that is just for them. The marketplace allows people to shop and discover cultural items that will help them better understand and appreciate their Nashville neighbors.
October is the perfect month to celebrate the history of Germany and the flavors of this country. There's no better place to enjoy an Oktoberfest celebration than in Nashville, as the Nashville Oktoberfest takes place in the heart of the Historic Germantown neighborhood. This year's festival will take place from October 11 through October 14. The festival itself features live music, authentic German beer and plenty of bratwurst and other traditional delights. It is a family-friendly festival that will feature a Kids Zone for the youngest revelers. There also are several other noteworthy events throughout the weekend, including the Annual Oktoberfest Parade which will kick-off at 1 p.m. on October 13.
Tennessee Craft Fair
Those who are passionate about art as well as handmade crafts will love the annual Tennessee Craft Fair, which will take place October 12 through October 14 at Centennial Park. The craft fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors will discover hundreds of artists and exhibitors, including those who specialize in photography, sculpture, leather, wood and printmaking, just to name a few. Admission to the craft fair is free, and it is the perfect place in Nashville to begin shopping for the holidays. There will be thousands of unique pieces to discover.
Halloween at the Mansion
The end of the month ushers in everyone's favorite fall holiday—Halloween. While there are lots of frightfully-fun events and galas held in honor of this spooky night, the most iconic family-friendly event is Halloween at the Mansion. This free event takes place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 27 at the Two Rivers Mansion. The historic home boasts a haunted feel, but it's all in good fun. Those in attendance will enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting and Halloween stories, as well as a tour of the historic basement. There also will be food and music at the event, making it the can't-miss Halloween celebration in the city.
The events that are taking place in Nashville in October are designed to bring community members and visitors together for fun-filled celebrations. From recognizing and appreciating cultural differences to masquerading about in a favorite costume, there will be endless memories made throughout the city. For more information on the best events in Nashville and more things to do in October, contact an experienced real estate agent today.
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